On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1809

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter P van Bosse, Dutch attorney/liberal minister of Finance

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Napoleon Bonaparte divorces Empress Joséphine by French Senate

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte

Famous Deaths

  • Antoine François, comte de Fourcroy, French chemist (b. 1755)
1809 Highlights

About December 16, 1809

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 210 years, 10 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Sagittarius